Chronic Back Pain Treatment

Chronic pain is classified as pain that is experienced for at least 12 weeks. Long term pain symptoms can be very frustrating and difficult to manage on your own. At Pain and Spine Specialists we are here to help. Our doctors can help diagnose, treat, and manage pain so that you don't have to do it alone. 

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Chronic Back Pain Management

Comprehensive pain management is vital to a patient’s healing process. Our back specialists will thoroughly evaluate your pain symptoms in order to accurately diagnose the cause of your chronic back pain. 

Once we have an accurate diagnosis of the type of back pain that your are experiencing, we will work together with you to create a treatment plan that is custom tailored to your health history and unique needs. 

For chronic back pain pain, we offer many interventional and minimally invasive treatments  to help relieve your pain so you can return to functional life.

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I LOVE LOVE LOVE this office. I was helping my mom find a place for her arthritis pain, and I explained to them how bad it was. They were able to schedule me the same week! That's almost impossible at any doctor's office...and then add COVID..... I was thrilled. I took my mom, and everyone was absolutely so sweet and kind

- Donyasha B.

Dr. Rao. I can't find the words to tell you how much he has meant to me. I followed him from an old practice to his very new high tech office. They offer so many different areas of assistance to those with issues from nutrition to spinal surgery...and much more. His office is professional.

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Dr. Roa is such an amazing doctor! During my first visit he never tried to rush through my appt., he genuinely listened to all my concerns and then took his time to explain to me in detail all his recommendations and how they would help me.

- Nikki Walker

In the 3 years as a patient of Dr. Rao, it is my opinion that he is a phenomenal and extraordinary doctor. He keeps up to date with the latest treatment options, will sacrifice time no matter how many are in the waiting room to listen and explain. Dr. Rao has treated multiple patients with rare illnesses, and shows more empathy than any Dr. I’ve met.

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I have now been with Dr. Rao for 13 years. He is the most caring Doctor I have ever been to! Dr. Rao makes you feel very comfortable at all times. I would not want to go to any other Doctor... I go to the Hagerstown location, everyone is very nice

- Theresa R.

The entire staff from the folks at the front desk to the Nurse, to the Physicians Assistant to the scribe that records the visit for the doctor - (great idea so the Doctor can focus on the patient!!!)

- NVA F.

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Completely the best care you could want the staff is so pleasant and caring and the doctors have true heart for healing, love being a patient here would give 10 stars if I could & absolutely the most caring during my procedure with Dr B

- Cathern C.

Always friendly, courteous, and efficient service. From the ladies, who work the front desk, to the nurses and the doctors. I've always had a good experience with the Harrisonburg office in Virginia.

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They scheduled my appointment very quickly so that I can get to help that I needed immediately instead of like most places having to wait two to three weeks to get in I called and was able to be seen the next day

- John H.

After transitioning from a pain and spine doctor in Columbia, MD.. The intake staff member at Pain and Spine Specialist made the scheduling a breeze. They were able to get me in within a week.

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What Is Chronic Back Pain

Many people are affected by chronic back pain. It is the leading cause of missed work, inability to participate in activities, and a hindrance on mobility. Chronic back pain can be a result of an age-related issue or an injury. The most common, non-injury related, causes include: 

Spinal Stenosis — The narrowing of the spinal canal that may lead to nerve pain.

Arthritis of the spine — The gradual thinning of the cartilage inside the spine. 

Disc problems — Pain caused by herniated or bulging discs. 

If you’ve suffered from chronic back pain it may be diagnostically difficult to determine the cause. However, Pain and Spine Specialists will review your pain history and current symptoms to create a treatment plan that best fits your needs.  

We offer several treatment plans that can be seamlessly incorporated into your life. We do not believe in a “one-size-fits-all” approach to your pain. Our back pain specialists understand that each patient has unique needs. You may be suffering from chronic lower back pain, chronic middle back pain, or even chronic upper back pain, and our skilled providers will determine the region of your pain and treat effectively.  

Pain and Spine Specialists provides access to progressive, fluoroscopically guided injections for your chronic back pain. We offer epidural steroid injections, nerve blocks, trigger point injections, and many others that can better target the source of your pain.  

Our experienced back doctors also provide medication management to our patients in a safe and effective manner. We monitor the benefits your medications provide with ancillary testing to ensure you are receiving the most effective treatment while maximizing your pain relief.  


We Can Help

The medical staff at Pain and Spine Specialists are skilled and experienced in treating chronic back pain. We are able to accurately determine if the source of your discomfort is chronic lower back pain, chronic middle back pain, or chronic upper back pain 

With a thorough evaluation, our specialists will devise an individualized treatment plan to treat your chronic pain, based on whether your pain is inflammatory pain, acute back pain, or chronic.  

We want to help relieve your inconvenient and frustrating pain to help return you to optimum functionality and mobility.  

We offer multiple modalities that can be incorporated collaboratively in your pain treatment such as medication managementinjections, and alternative therapies. 

If you would like more information about our chronic back pain treatments or our locations, please call Pain and Spine Specialists and speak to our dedicated team to improve the quality of your life. You can call (301) 703-8767 (View Maryland Doctors), (724) 603-3560 (Pennsylvania), or (540) 433-1905 (Virginia) and schedule an appointment today. 

Chronic Back Pain Specialists

At Pain and Spine Specialists, our team chronic back pain specialists are committed to giving you the most effective treatment when treating your pain. We believe that all patients should have access to exceptional care. 

Our Providers

At Pain and Spine Specialists, our team of physicians and nurse practitioners are committed to giving you the most effective treatment when treating your pain. We believe that all patients should have access to quality care, and that is why you can find us conveniently located throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

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Our Providers

At Pain and Spine Specialists, our team of physicians and nurse practitioners are committed to giving you the most effective treatment when treating your pain. We believe that all patients should have access to quality care, and that is why you can find us conveniently located throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

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